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The Nature takes a unique approach to solving its icy surface problems. We found the solution to de-icing challenges in the feathers of adorable wobble-gaited penguins.

The One thing that is always on the mind during a Montreal winter is the cold and, more specifically, the ice. Living in Montreal makes slipping on ice inevitable. A painful landing on your behind, however, is not the only inconvenience associated with this crystalline structure. The buildup of ice on...

Les infrastructures pourraient être mieux protégées des glaces si on les dotait d’une surface similaire aux plumes des manchots, selon une nouvelle étude montréalaise.

Winter is coming, and with it the perils of ice storms. Ice buildup on power lines can wreak havoc, leaving people without heat and power for weeks. At airports, planes can face endless delays ...

Comme aucun traitement chimique n’est nécessaire, cette nouvelle technique pourrait devenir une solution antigivrage passive «sans entretien» et écologique pour les éoliennes, les pylônes, les fils électriques et les drones.

Les plumes du manchot papou pourraient inspirer une nouvelle solution antigivrage efficace et écologique, montrent les travaux préliminaires de la professeure Anne Kietzig et de son équipe du ...

McGill researchers develop a potentially chemical-free solution to ice build up on electric wires, wind turbines and possibly even airplane wings.

Active learning techniques becoming the new norm - McGill Dean's report Winter 2014; McGill Reporter March 17, 2014
Delving into the laser lab - The McGill Tribune December 11, 2013
Olympic secrets: Athletes bank on a lotus leaf - MacLeans January 11, 2010
Engineering a competitive Edge - UBC Reports January 7, 2010
Science and sports combine to ensure Canadians a place on Olympic Podium - The Peak January 7, 2010


Ph.D. project “Microscopic Ice Friction” as part of the Vancouver Olympics - Own The Podium 2010 initiative.


Discovery Channel – Daily Planet

February 08, 2010
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CBC Telejournal

February 02, 2010
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Global News

January 10, 2010
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